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Ovarian Cancer Australia observes second annual World Ovarian Cancer Day

Today marks the second annual World Ovarian Cancer Day (WOCD), signifying a day of international unity and combined strength for the 250,000 women who are diagnosed and the 140,000 women…

Mesothelioma Research Center website launched

The Mesothelioma Research Center website recently launched with in-depth articles about mesothelioma using the popular and easy to understand question and answer format. “Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that is…

Mayo Clinic researchers identify enzyme linked to prostate cancer

Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have identified an enzyme specifically linked to aggressive prostate cancer, and have also developed a compound that inhibits the ability of this molecule to promote the…

New screening approach identified potential drug combos for difficult-to-treat melanomas

A novel approach to identifying potential anticancer drug combinations revealed that pairing cholesterol-reducing drugs called statins with cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors might provide an effective approach to treating intractable melanomas driven…

Sunbed Fanatic Dies of Cancer

A solarium fanatic mother-of-three has died from cancer after discovering 19 tumours throughout her body, the Daily Mail reports.   39-year old Donna Ballantyne reportedly started using unmanned, coin-operated sunbeds…

Dogs Detect Early Bowel Cancer

Researchers in Japan have used dogs to detect the early stages of bowel cancer, BBC said on Tuesday. The study, led by researchers at Kyushu University, used Marine, an eight-year-old…

Brain Cancer Vaccine Statistics Show Results by Doubling Survival

US researchers stated on Monday that patients who had been diagnosed with brain cancer glioblastoma and were treated with the Celldex Therapeutics Inc vaccine lived up to double as long…

Brookstone Helps Raise Breast Cancer Awareness in October

As the month dedicated to raising Breast Cancer Awareness is getting close, Brookstone, a specialty retailer of gifts operating over 300 stores in the US, will donate 20 per cent…